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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the ways in which we consume and shop for food.

Opinion | The pandemic has thrown our eating habits for a loop

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist September 22, 2020
Particularly for those with eating disorders, maintaining a healthy diet and body image can be challenging at this time.
Opinion | The importance of being compliment conscious

Opinion | The importance of being compliment conscious

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist September 20, 2020
It shouldn’t have to be said that no one has a right to comment on others’ appearance, weight, size or anything physical they cannot — or prefer not to — change.
Opinion | Cutting down on diet talk

Opinion | Cutting down on diet talk

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor January 5, 2020
We would all benefit from cutting discussion surrounding diet and weight from conversation.
Opinion | Mary Cain’s story exemplifies a larger problem in female running culture

Opinion | Mary Cain’s story exemplifies a larger problem in female running culture

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor November 11, 2019

It was primarily members of the running community who knew the name Mary Cain — until last week. Runners knew her as the girl who became a professional athlete before even graduating high school,...

Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist July 16, 2019
Nobody needs to alter, change or conceal their natural shape simply because it is summertime.
Opinion | 5 reasons you shouldn't worry about the freshman 15

Opinion | 5 reasons you shouldn’t worry about the freshman 15

By Leah Mensch , Opinions Editor June 28, 2019
You shouldn’t ruin your first year of college worrying about the freshman 15, especially when there really isn’t evidence to support it in the first place.
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